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Legends of earth, air, fire, and water

Author: Eric Hadley; Tessa Hadley; Bryna Waldman
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Series: Cambridge books for children.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of myths and legends from different parts of the world about the four basic elements without which life would not be possible.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Hadley; Tessa Hadley; Bryna Waldman
ISBN: 0521263115 9780521263115
OCLC Number: 10799139
Description: [32] pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm.
Contents: A bit of earth (Cree) --
Climbing to heaven (Japanese) --
Yhi brings the earth to live (Aboriginal) --
Naming the winds (Iroquois) --
Lifting the sky (Polynesian) --
The north wind and the zephyr (Italian) --
Fire makes himself a wife (Bantu) --
The spark (Finnish) --
The great fire (South American) --
The drought (Aboriginal) --
Beebyeebyee and the water god (Cameroon) --
The storm (Chinese) --
The story of stories.
Series Title: Cambridge books for children.
Responsibility: by Eric and Tessa Hadley ; illustrated by Bryna Waldman.

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